Health & Safety

 

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There is much finger pointing when it comes to sports injuries, and I’d like to point in a direction that is often missed.

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Required precautions of the school season are generally ignored at non-school summer camps.

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So, as the world of football from youth levels to the pros is eliminating kickoffs or altering rules to reduce their frequency, I write smugly, “What took you so long?”

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05

Public drinking has been accepted in an increasing number of unlikely places, including college sports venues. 

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In school sports – educational athletics – we also have the objective that students learn habits of a healthy lifestyle they can carry into adulthood.

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It may be that girls sustain more concussions than boys, or that girls are more forthcoming in reporting than boys are, or both. 

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Schools are taking head injuries seriously. It is not a lack of concern or a lack of care in reporting that has led to the 11 percent decline.

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While football – the highest participation sport – has had the most concussions, the sports that follow are girls basketball (second) and girls soccer (third).

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From the Director

From the Director is the official MHSAA Blog which will touch on pertinent school sports topics periodically throughout the school year from various MHSAA Staff.